22 Cool Things to Buy on Etsy (Reader AND Team Favorites Included!)

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Here are our favorite cool things to buy on Etsy!

cool things to buy on etsy earrings

Etsy is the go-to spot for cool out-of-the-box items. 

When it comes to personalized and unique items, Etsy is the best place to shop! There are so many wonderful items, it can be difficult to even know what to search for. We actually reached out to you, our readers, to share on Facebook what some of your favorite cool Etsy items are. Of course, we had to share some of the responses!

In addition to your feedback, we also mixed in our own! This is by far our ultimate gift guide for cool Etsy items you need to check out. If you have any other recommendations, don’t forget to comment and like us on Facebook to be part of the next discussion!


Here are 22 of our reader and team’s current favorite cool Etsy items:


1. This flower bouquet necklace is a perfect gift for a loved one.

flower necklace

One of our readers, Amber, has this necklace to represent each of her children’s birthdays, and we are seriously in love. You pick your stem and how many flowers you want. You then select each flower that represents a different month. The necklace comes in gold, silver, and rose gold with various chain links!


2. Bring your furry friend with you everywhere thanks to these keychains.

dog keychain from Etsy

Have a furry friend you want to take with you everywhere?! Hip reader Carol showed off her adorable keychain from ClorisCreates, an Etsy shop that sells keychains and stickers for pet parents! She has hundreds of different dog breeds and other animals including cats, rabbits, birds, and more.


3. This shop has bright and colorful one-of-a-kind earrings.

Etsy earrings

Reader Jessica had everyone in the comments swooning over how beautifully unique her Etsy earrings are! The shop LaceyDelawderDesigns has almost 70 beautiful jewelry pieces, all bright and shop-stopping in their own way. Each piece goes for around $20, and we’re in love with just about all of them.


4. We’re loving these adorable can glasses!

cool things to buy on etsy - smiley flower glasses

One of our readers mentioned how cute glasses from SweetDDesignsUS are, and, yes, we couldn’t agree more! You can use these glasses for beer, iced coffee, or really any beverage you feel like! There are tons of different options, catering to everyone’s interests. Plus, you can even add on a lid and straw!


5. Bryn loves her everyday dainty heart earrings.

heart studded earrings

Jewelry is one of my favorites to buy on Etsy! Everything is truly one of a kind and usually affordable. These heart studs are no exception! Each is available in four colors including silver, gold, and rose gold.

They are tiny but not too tiny at 6mm. It’s perfect for everyday styling. My teammate Bryn bought these in the color rose gold, and they’re her new everyday earrings! When it comes to cool things to buy on Etsy, these earrings are also glamorous. 😍


6. Turn your family into pixels with these adorable custom stickers!

pixel characters

Although this shop is fairly new, Hip reader Becky shared she bought these pixelated stickers inspired by her family. They’re just about the most adorable thing we’ve seen! You can order these custom stickers in packs of 6 or 12. Every Etsy seller starts somewhere, and we wanted to share how talented this seller is — they definitely offer a bunch of cool things to buy on Etsy!


7. This store adapts toys for special needs children!

adaptive nerf toy

Diana shared an Etsy shop called Affordable Adaptations that actually adapts toys for special needs children using buttons and other simple tools. If you don’t see a toy on their page that you’re looking for, you can request toys, too. Check out their Facebook page where they often host Etsy giveaways!


8. Sara loves using this flower press kit with her daughter.

flower press kit with flowers cool things to buy on etsy

When it comes to cool things to buy on Etsy, this flower plant press kit takes the cake! It is a wonderful way to transform your favorite flowers into a stunning piece of art, and Sara absolutely loves her kit!

It includes 4 stainless steel wing nuts, 4 stainless steel bolts, 4 stainless steel washers, 10 pieces of Premium cardstock paper, and 6 pieces of Upcycled Cardboard.

“My daughter’s favorite thing is to pick me flowers, and I always hated throwing them away. I was telling a good friend of mine how I wanted to get a flower press one day to preserve all these beautiful memories and about a month later this showed up on my doorstep from said friend. 😭

It’s honestly the most beautiful and thoughtful gift I have ever received and I just cried when I opened it. I have pressed every single flower since and many have become priceless hanging artwork in our home. I’ll cherish this gift forever and have it on my bookshelf as a constant reminder of my beautiful girl and my beautiful friend. ❤️” – Sara


9. Let your Apple Watch match your style.

custom apple watch bracelet cool things to buy on etsy

Boho Healing Bracelet for Apple Watch $20.90 (regularly $41.80)

Some of our readers mentioned they order custom Apple Watch bracelets, and there are so many options! With various bead styles, rope colors, and watch face sizes, there’s a style for everyone to enjoy.


10. This store has tons of hand-painted tumblers.

cool things to buy from etsy - hand painted margaritaville cups

We found this Etsy shop from Hip reader Misty, who flaunted her Margaritaville-themed tumbler! This seller actually hand paints each tumbler with FDA-compliant food-safe epoxy, but each tumbler must be hand washed. What a cool thing to buy from Etsy we didn’t know we needed until now!

If you want a completely individual, one-of-a-kind design, PugCreations1 has a listing where you choose the tumbler size, and they’ll create anything you want!


11. Your furry friends also deserve some jewelry.

dog with necklace cool things to buy on etsy

Treat your furry friend to some jewelry with a piece from KikisPawtique! Reader Ashleigh melted our hearts by sharing this adorable pic of her pup wearing this pearl necklace. These collars come in different sizes and bow colors!


12. Soleil gifted a 50th edition keychain for the Disney lover in her life!

disney 50th anniversary name tag keychains

If you know anyone who loves Disney, this custom keychain is sure to melt their hearts! Disney World is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, and all cast members have limited edition 50th name tags. This adorable keychain puts a spin on the iconic nametag and allows you to customize it to fit your liking.


13. We’re loving this gift box for the plant lovers in our lives!

succulent box

Thinking of You – Succulent Gift Box $34.21 (regularly $42.76)

When it comes to self-care, Etsy has some of the most sentimental gift boxes that will tug at your heartstrings. There are over 12,000 5-star reviews for this succulent gift box by SweetBasilCo!

Each gift box contains a potted live succulent, scented soy candle, safety matches, a bar of soap in the scent of your choice, a bath bomb in the scent of your choice, and a greeting card. No matter who the recipient is, anyone is sure to feel extra special.


14. Grab some custom hoop earrings that showcase your sports support!

etsy earrings

When it comes to cool things to buy on Etsy, we had to include this reader fav. Sirena snapped a pic of her custom jersey hoop earrings, and we can’t get enough of them! ShopSerenityByJan has a ton of different custom accessories and earrings. They’re made to order and completely adorable!


15. Lina’s digital download makes the perfect statement piece.

monstera leaves wall art digital download for Samsung frame tv

When it comes to decorating, a digital download is super convenient! Lina ordered this Monstera Leaves Wall Art, which is available as a 3840 x 2160 digital download, for her Samsung Frame TV. With these measurements, your display will be adaptable to all Samsung Frame sizes!


16. This shop has all the dainty jewelry you need!

rose gold ring necklace

If you’re looking for dainty, one-of-a-kind jewelry, Hip reader Noelle recommended MetalandIvy. Her daughter specifically has the rose gold circle necklace pictured above, and you can choose the chain length to fit your liking. This store is filled with tons of gorgeous pieces, and we’re so happy it was recommended!


17. Ani is loving this soft, elegant baby blanket.

soft floral baby blanket

Soft Floral Blanket $28.79+ (regularly $35.99)

With so many options, finding the perfect baby blanket can be difficult. This is one that we absolutely love! My Hip teammate Ani recently purchased this, and she swears by how soft and beautiful it is.

You can choose your fabric, color, and size. It’s customizable, so you can add your baby’s name! Plus, these blankets are best sellers and made eco-friendly with baby-safe water-based inks.


18. Rachel bought these wedding labels for her special day!

wedding return address stickers

These custom wedding labels will take any accessory to the next level! It’s made to be a return label for invitations. However, you can write anything you wish on them, so they can even be used for favors. From one to four hundred, any amount you order will accommodate your guest list.

“I purchased these labels for my wedding favors and LOVED them! They came out looking so elegant and I especially liked that I was able to fully customize them to say just what my fiancé and I wanted! I highly recommend them!” – Rachel


19. Rachel’s real show-stopper was her enchanting veil!

etsy wedding veil

Cathedral Wedding Veil $68.40+ (regularly $76)

Etsy really is home to the most unique pieces, and that includes wedding accessories! Rachel’s wedding veil is cathedral-style and features various lengths. You can order it in white or ivory, and I think we can all agree it is pure romantic elegance. Rachel looked absolutely stunning on her wedding day! 🤩

“I shopped around for a bit for a veil and couldn’t believe how expensive they were at bridal boutiques. I found this one on Etsy and was floored with how beautiful it is! I compared so many and I know that a veil of this quality and style would have cost hundreds! I loved how it looked for my wedding and am even more pleased that I saved so much money!” – Rachel


20. This custom charcuterie board will wow your guests.

cutting board cool things to buy on etsy

Here at Hip2Save, we absolutely LOVE putting all sorts of appetizers on a charcuterie board, and they’d look even better on a custom board! I gifted my mom a similar one last year for her birthday, and she absolutely loves it.

The best-selling board is made of gorgeous wood and it’s sold by an Etsy Star Seller! If that wasn’t enough, be sure to check out the raving reviews about how stunning the board is in real life.


21. Stacy gifted these striking car key covers for her niece’s birthday.

custom car key covers cool things to buy on etsy

Although this delivery can be over a month (but, hey, the shipping is free!), these car key covers are the perfect way to elevate the aesthetic of your keys and are one of our top pics for cool things to buy on Etsy. Not only do they look cute, but the covers will also protect your keys from scratches and any other damage.


22. This personalized name necklace is a team fave!

woman smiling and pointing at her name necklace

MacKenzie Treasury Dainty Name Necklace $32.80+ (regularly $41+)

Our team loves these name necklaces so much that we shared our product review about them countless times! We love that you can add up to six names to each necklace, so it stands out beyond your standard personalized jewelry. You can also customize how long you want your chain to be and the type of metal.


Here are the best things our team is buying on Amazon!


About the writer:

Kaitlyn has a Bachelor's Degree from St. John's University with 2 years of writing experience for LinkedIn, Celeb Magazine, and other various publications.


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Comments 53

  1. Holly

    I LOVE Etsy! A lot of my gifts come from Etsy. Would you guys consider doing an Etsy monthly update with cool finds or your favorites. It’s supporting small businesses and you can find more interesting items. Thanks! (I would gladly share some of my favorites to help with this piece.)

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      You’re so welcome, Holly! 🥰Thanks for the request and the feedback!! You can expect to see this routinely! Yay! 🎉 💞 Feel free to leave your recommendations here in the comments! 🙌

  2. BW

    Yessssss more of these kinds of posts, please! We love supporting small businesses on Etsy and get most of our loose-batch herbal teas from there!

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      You bet! 🤗 Thanks for sharing with us, BW! Awesome to hear you’ve been loving your teas from Etsy!😋💖

  3. SoCalLemon

    So random, but does anyone know what font is on that cutting board? I love it so much!

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Hi there! I’m not finding any details on the product page about the font. I don’t see that there are options to choose from. You could always contact the seller for additional details. Hoping this helps! 💞

    • Beth

      I’m pretty sure its “Bobmbshell pro” I used to use it a lot with my small business! 🙂

  4. Lusine

    I LOVE this!! So many cool products on Etsy!

  5. Ana

    The band T-shirts from ohheyclementine are super cute!
    Not listed here but if you like Etsy they’re worth checking out.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for the recommendation, Ana! 🙌🤗

    • valicky

      I can’t find this seller. Is it spelled correctly?

      • kelli gol

        I couldn’t find them either.

      • Betsy

        try just one h
        oheyclementine

        • Stacy F (Hip2Save Sidekick)

          Thanks, Betsy! I do see that shop here when I do one “h”.

  6. Stella

    Thanks for this, I love Etsy and I just ordered the most beautiful and personal anniversary gift for my daughter and husband.

    • Stacy F (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Those are beautiful! Thanks for sharing the link.

  7. Molly Scott

    Exploding Gift Box could be a Valentine’s Day gift with a lot of pictures. Just search explosion gift box! Many come up.

    • Andrea

      Thank you Molly! I love this idea for Valentines Day or even Mothers Day! 🙂

  8. kalynn

    I’m a person that HATES paying for shipping. I avoided Etsy because of shipping costs. However, this last year I have found so many unique products that I absolutely love, that I now 100% feel the shipping costs of individual items is worth it for me. I found some amazing gifts for Christmas on Etsy that everyone loved (even ones mentioned here, like the personalized Amazon box ornament). I just ordered a new calendar from Etsy and I’m in love with it. I love supporting these small business owners. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the convenience and selection of Amazon, but my Etsy purchases make my heart feel a little happier. Keep the Etsy posts coming!

    • Gigi

      A lot of sellers ship for free!

  9. Samanthology

    I LOVE Etsy!! I get so many wonderful gifts there and used to have my own shop. Can this type of post be a regular thing?! I love seeing ideas for future gifts

    • Stacy F (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks for the feedback, Samanthology. We do plan on updating it monthly! Let us know if you know of something amazing!

  10. Sarah P

    I love this post! I have an Etsy shop of my own (we make little wooden puzzles!), and I love finding new shops to support!

    • Stacy F (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Ooh, Sarah P, I love wooden puzzles. What’s your shop?

      • Sarah P

        It’s ajoyfulchaoscreation 😊

        • Stacy F (Hip2Save Sidekick)

          Thanks! I am checking this out now!

    • Karen

      I have an Etsy shop too. I seel crochet and knitted items. My best seller is an opossum plastic bag holder.

  11. Gigi

    Thanks for doing this post! I sell small paintings on Etsy. It is hard to compete with the big box stores that sell mass produced art.

  12. Tina Straseske

    Love, love, love Etsy!!! I just had some memory bears made out of material for my mom and siblings from my dad’s shirts and jeans that passed away. They are so beautiful and the care and love the seller put into making them definitely shows!!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      SO very sorry for your loss, Tina. 💖Thanks for taking a moment to share that with us! SO glad you were pleased with how they turned out! 💞

  13. Laura

    Unfortunately I have a not favorable opinion. My husband bought a Vintage Gucci watch that clearly was a counterfeit when we got it for Christmas even though the seller NEVER stated it was anything but a Gucci. We contacted them- stated we wanted a refund and to return it as it was not real. ( Gucci does not make their internal watch movements in JAPAN) 🤨So between the seller… the unethical practice of Etsy even though it is illegal to sell counterfeit items to protect the seller of counterfeit goods … we can’t get our money back. Throw in PayPal which is even worse… Ever try to call or contact PayPal?? Good luck with that…. We have contacted our credit card company to file a claim against the seller selling counterfeit stuff and hope that at some point we get our money back.
    I will never do business again with Etsy or PayPal due to their obvious practice of protecting criminal behavior.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Very sorry to hear about that, Laura.💞 Thanks for the honest comment and for sharing your experience. Hoping it is resolved for you real soon! 🤞

  14. Darla

    My last three favorites from Etsy

    Hand-knitted thigh high leg warmers and she knitted them as high as I wanted. From Russia

    Handmade fractal puzzles. I got the small coaster ones my friends love them! From the Ukraine

    I got a cutting board for my brother but there’s so many they just cut and paste the pattern into the machine and go. My guy did the artwork based upon a drawing of my brothers Lakefront!!

    Hand turned Beechwood spurtle. Every piece he makes comes with a story of what tree he got the wood from. Unfortunately both of my friends were left-handed but they’re using it! His stuff is beautiful!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Thanks for letting us know about your favorites, Darla! 🥰

  15. Erin

    These crayon rolls are a great idea! I keep one in my bag at all times. No more having to hear my kids fighting over 3 crayons at restaurants. https://etsy.me/3r6AzQ2

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      How neat! Thanks for the heads up on your Etsy score, Erin! 💖🙌

  16. Amanda Huckins

    The Homestead Candle Co on Etsy are my go to candles for myself and gifts, one of the few candle companies I can burn in my home without getting a headache and the scents are wonderful, the owners offer new ones every month and even have a subscription service for 13.99 shipped I think?

  17. AmandaN

    I sell a lot of personalized items, I’ve been working hard getting items listed on Etsy, I find it hard to get noticed but I’m working on it 😊 If anyone would like to take a look: Catalystartdesign.Etsy.com I hope it’s ok to post about my own Etsy shop on this thread. 😊

      • Claudia

        Your stuff is super cute!

        • AmandaN

          Thank you ❤️

    • Amanda

      I LOVE the cookie sheet ornament! I just favorited it so I can order it after our September baby comes and has a name.

      • AmandaN

        Aww ☺️ I’m so excited to make that for you! ❤️

  18. Linda

    Can anyone suggest me a store where I could purchase dangling clip on earrings? My ears are not pierced and it’s difficult finding good clip-on earrings that don’t pinch my ears. Thanks!

    • AmandaN

      Hello, I’ve never thought to offer clip on varieties on my shop, what kinds are your favorites for the clip on hardware?

  19. Kay

    I agree…pls make Etsy posts a routine. I’m beginning to become an Etsy fan too. I ordered floating shelves fr Poland. Exactly what I’ve been looking for. Much more affordable than what I’ve found on Amazon n other online stores n local businesses. Very hard to find the measurements I want at retail stores. This seller can customize. Haven’t received the shelves yet. Hopefully they’ll turn out fine.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for commenting and for the request, Kay! I’ll be sure to pass that along to the team!

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      How cool! Thanks for sharing your score!

  20. Teacher

    Please continue with the Etsy posts! I wanted to share a back to school pick as well as a great party favor that I bought on Etsy. These reusable crayon banks have been a big hit among my kids and their friends. https://www.etsy.com/listing/1165255005/crayon-piggy-bank?click_key=b133c26c58a490ebd591b4c9a319507c85911aab%3A1165255005&click_sum=a3e37aff&ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=crayon+bank&ref=sr_gallery-1-18&organic_search_click=1&bes=1&variation0=2499547742

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      You bet! Thanks so much for the request and the suggestion!

  21. Deanna

    I love Etsy. I just get overwhelmed with all the amazing choices! I could sit all day looking through that site.

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